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Proper Medical Documentation

By Kim Turner RN, Clinical Consultant, The van Halem Group As a supplier of durable medical equipment and services, your goal is to provide the best care to the Medicare beneficiaries that you serve. However, have you ever thought about how the medical...

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CMS adds Support Surfaces, more PMD codes to Prior Authorization

On April 18, 2019 CMS announced that they are updating the Required Prior Authorization List of DMEPOS items that require prior authorization as a condition of payment to include seven additional power mobility devices and five pressure reducing support...

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Fraud and Abuse- How can I help?

Kim Turner RN, Clinical Consultant, The van Halem Group If you tuned in to any of the national news channels on your television on Tuesday, April 19, 2019, you heard and learned all about the Federal Indictments & Law Enforcement Actions in One of...

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Competitive Bidding Program quickly ramping up: What you need to know right now

Last week, CMS held a DMEPOS, Home Health and Hospice Open Door Forum in which they announced some updates for the next round of competititve bidding. To start, bidder education will begin for the provider community in May, with registration and the...

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